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Why WhatsApp share data with Facebook- alternatives to WhatsApp

WhatsApp recently announced its new update in service and privacy policies which will affect from 8 February 2021.
However most of the WhatsApp users are concerned about its new privacy policy and why WhatsApp share data with Facebook?

We are all aware that WhatsApp is one of the Facebook Companies held in 2016.
As per new policy, WhatsApp would share users some data with Facebook.

Every WhatsApp user wants to know, Is my WhatsApp now safe for them?
Which data Facebook can access? What is the alternative to WhatsApp?

However WhatsApp continuously clarifying users questions from the last few days.
Recently they explained that personal messages or calls have nothing to do with new privacy policy but also in some conditions business messages data can be accessible to Facebook and could be used for marketing intent.

Situation is like ‘’Share data or lose account” for users.

Here we are going through some Questions and Answers that must be in your mind as a concerned WhatsApp user,
Which data WhatsApp shares with Facebook?
Yes WhatsApp going to share users business messages related data to use secure hosting services from Facebook for marketing purposes. WhatsApp does not share your WhatsApp contacts with Facebook or keep log of your  group messages and shared locations.

How can WhatsApp share my personal data with Facebook?
All over world WhatsApp users are being informed via pop up notification in app as an update, it requires users to agree to share personal data, including your phone number, with parent company Facebook.

Why is WhatsApp connected with Facebook?
Because WhatsApp is one of the Facebook companies.

The Confederation of All India Traders (CAIT)  said that the Indian government should either control WhatsApp from applying the new privacy policy or ban WhatsApp and Facebook in India.
As well, the UK and European countries are free from this new policy of WhatsApp.

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Whether other app users will get notification of update and agree till 8 Feb. If you not get any pop up notification yet you will get it shortly there are two options agree the policy and another to opt out or delete the account.

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On 18 May 2021 Government commanded What app to remove the controversial privacy policies within 7 days. IT Ministry warned to Whats app if not get any satisfactory reply the necessary steps with the law will be taken.

What are the alternatives to WhatsApp?
1. Signal           

However, founder and CEO of SpaceX and Tesla Elon Musk advised his people to switch platforms that allows privacy such as telegram and signal.

One thought on “Why WhatsApp share data with Facebook- alternatives to WhatsApp

  1. Greetings! Very helpful information in this particular
    post! It’s the little changes which will make the most important changes.
    Thanks a lot for sharing!

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